Cops: Riverhead woman caught with stolen Medicaid card

10/17/2011 1:00 PM |

A 29-year-old Riverhead woman was charged with criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, after Southold Police learned she was in possession of a stolen Medicaid benefit card, according to police reports.

Police said a 49-year-old Greenport woman reported Sunday evening that her Medicaid card was stolen, after which an investigation revealed that Katie Wood of Riverhead was in possession of the card.

Ms. Wood was arrested at Southold Police headquarters, released on cash bail, and ordered to appear in court at a later date.